Art in the Library

Closure Notice

Following the Australian Government’s new social distancing restrictions, Council has made the decision to close the following facilities to public in order to help slow the spread of coronavirus effective from 6pm, Wednesday 25 March 2020:

From 5pm, Friday 3 April the Loam Island Boat Ramp will be closed and motorised boats on Ross River (including Black Weir) are banned. Ross River will still be open to people who wish to kayak or paddle.

From 5pm, Monday 6 April all Castle Hill walking tracks will be closed. Castle Hill Road remains open for walkers and runners, however is closed to traffic and bikes.

Art in the Library is an opportunity for local professional, emerging and student artists to showcase their work, and for members of the public to view art in our library spaces.

Selected artists will also be asked to host free art workshops. Keep checking this webpage and the CityLibraries Facebook page for upcoming details.

Call for artists

Townsville CityLibraries are calling all local artists!  Apply now to receive a FREE exhibition space at a Townsville CityLibraries branch and the opportunity to host your own workshop. Successful applicants will be paid to host their own workshops.

Apply now by submitting an Art in the Library Artist application form.

Key Dates

Applications close Monday 10 February 2020
Artists advised of selection 24 February 2020
Exhibitions Dates April and May 2020

More Information

For more information, view or download our information pack below.

Art in the Library - Information Pack ( PDF, 184.0 KB)